MasterPages object (Publisher)

Represents the page master for a publication after which all pages in the publication will be designed. The MasterPages object is a collection of Page objects.


Use the Document.MasterPages property to return a MasterPages object.

Use the Page.Shapes property to work with AutoShapes and text boxes on the master page.


The following example adds two ruler guides to the master page so that each page in the active publication is divided into quarters.

Sub ChangeMasterPage() 
 Dim intWidth As Integer 
 Dim intHeight As Integer 
 With ActiveDocument 
 intWidth = .PageSetup.PageWidth 
 intWidth = intWidth / 2 
 intHeight = .PageSetup.PageHeight 
 intHeight = intHeight / 2 
 With .MasterPages(1).RulerGuides 
 .Add Position:=intWidth, _ 
 .Add Position:=intHeight, _ 
 End With 
 End With 
End Sub

This example adds a small red heart shape to the upper-left corner of the master page that will appear on each page in the active publication.

Sub AddShapeToMasterPage() 
 ActiveDocument.MasterPages(1).Shapes.AddShape(Type:=msoShapeHeart, _ 
 Left:=36, Top:=36, Width:=36, Height:=36).Fill _ 
 .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=255, Green:=0, Blue:=0) 
End Sub



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